no, not at all! COMPLETELY different rules!
There are many Gaelic sports, each with their own rules. These include Gaelic Football, Hurling, Ladies Gaelic Football, Camogie, Rounders and Handball. See the related questions below.
If you are talking about Gaelic Football and Australian rules teams, then the answer is no. The first time Gaelic Football and Australian rules teams played each other was in 1967. A Meath team played an Australian team.
Handball Hurling Camogie Gaelic Football Aussie Rules
Gaelic Football and Australian Rules Football are similar in many ways, but also different in many ways. Some of the most obvious differences are as follows: Gaelic Football is played with a round ball whereas Australian Rules Football is played with an oval shaped ball. Gaelic Football is played on a rectangular shaped pitch, whereas Australian Rules Football is played on an oval-shaped pitch. There is no goalkeeper in Australian Rules Football. The scoring system and the structure of the goals are different. Australian Rules footballers are professional, while Gaelic Football is an amateur sport. Tackling rules are different with Australian Rules Football having higher contact levels. However, there are also similarities in the games. Look at YouTube features many videos for both games. This set of 3 videos give a good overview of Gaelic Football: http://ie.youtube.com/watch?v=iIlsRsMMJUc http://ie.youtube.com/watch?v=dpdoJnsDHIY http://ie.youtube.com/watch?v=3Ip9dNCuy_k
11 in soccer and American Football. 15 in Gaelic Football and Rugby. 18 in Australian Rules Football.
Australian Rules Football and Gaelic Football were his two main sports.
Gaelic Football is one of Ireland's national sports. It is played mostly in Ireland but there are teams in many parts of the world where Irish people are living. A special game has been devised by using some of the rules of Gaelic Football and Australian Rules Football, which are similar sports, and a competition is played between a team chosen from Australia and a team chosen from Ireland. This game has been referred to as "Compromise Rules" or "International Rules".
Association football (a.k.a. soccer, fútbol), Rugby football, American football, Canadian football, Australian Rules football, Arena football, Gaelic football, International Rules football, Futsal, Sepak Takraw and Kickball.
Nobody invented it - the rules are much the same as men's Gaelic Football. Main difference is that Ladies are allowed to pick the ball off the ground.
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